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Watch Blake Shelton 'Duet' With Elvis Presley on NBC's 'Elvis All-Star Tribute': Exclusive Video

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Blake Shelton on Elvis All-Star Tribute.

The music world's biggest stars will honor Elvis Presley on Sunday night’s (Feb. 17) Elvis All-Star Tribute. The two-hour concert celebrating the King of Rock 'n' Roll will air from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT on NBC and includes performances by a wide range of artists. 

Hosted by Blake Shelton, the evening will encompass each artist re-creating songs from Presley's now-legendary ’68 Comeback Special. Rare footage and interviews with Priscilla Presley and Steve Binder, who directed the original special, will also be featured. 

In the exclusive clip below, Shelton covers Presley's spirited "Guitar Man" with an appearance from the King himself. The nearly one-minute snippet has Shelton donning a black leather jacket and electric guitar as he mimics Presley's iconic performance from 51 years ago. Footage from Presley's 1968 special is spliced between Shelton's, and the two trade verses as if collaborating together on a modern-day duet.

"Guitar Man" was originally written and released by Jerry Reed in 1967. Presley covered the track later that year and his version, which featured Reed on guitar, was embraced by both the country and pop genres. In 1981, "Guitar Man" was re-released with an electric arrangement and Presley's original vocals. That version went to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart and peaked at No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, marking his last pop hit.

In addition to Shelton's performance, Yolanda Adams, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Alessia Cara, John Fogerty, Josh Groban and Adam Lambert will take the stage to cover Presley standards. John Legend, Little Big Town, Jennifer Lopez, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Pistol Annies, Darius Rucker, Ed Sheeran, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban will also be featured on the concert special. Mac Davis, who wrote a number of hits for Presley, including “In the Ghetto” and “A Little Less Conversation,” performs “Memories,” a song he and Billy Strange wrote specifically for Presley for the ’68 Special.

A compilation album titled The Best of the '68 Comeback Special, out Friday (Feb. 15) on RCA/Legacy Recordings, coincides with the televised concert and feature original performances from Presley as well as "I Can Dream" with added vocals from Underwood, Mendes, Post Malone, and Shelton. The project features 15 remastered performances from the '68 broadcast as well as three original studio recordings.

Exclusive: Blake Shelton 'Duets' With Elvis Presley on NBC's 'Elvis All-Star Tribute'

Ken Ehrlich is the executive producer of Elvis All-Star Tribute. A complete set list follows:

“Trouble”/”Guitar Man” – Blake Shelton
“Hound Dog” – Shawn Mendes
 “Burning Love” – Keith Urban
“Baby, What You Want Me to Do” – Keith Urban & Post Malone
“Jailhouse Rock” – John Fogerty
“Can’t Help Falling in Love” – Ed Sheeran
“Always on My Mind” – Kelsea Ballerini
“Heartbreak Hotel” – Jennifer Lopez
“One Night” – Darius Rucker
“Suspicious Minds” – Blake Shelton
“Love Me Tender” – Alessia Cara
 “Memories” – Mac Davis
“A Little Less Conversation” – John Legend
“Are You Lonesome Tonight” – Little Big Town
“Blue Suede Shoes” – Adam Lambert
“Love Me” – Pistol Annies
Hits Medley (“That’s All Right,” “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Blue Suede Shoes”) – Mac Davis, Post Malone, Little Big Town, Darius Rucker & Blake Shelton
Gospel Medley (“How Great Thou Art,” “He Touched Me,” “You’ll Never Walk Alone” – Carrie Underwood & Yolanda Adams
“Little Sister” – Dierks Bentley
“It’s Now or Never” – Josh Groban
“If I Can Dream” – Elvis Presley, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood